Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Hudson Library & Historical Society! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

Did you miss a program? Check out our past event podcasts and videos.

 Limit by event type:
Stop-motion Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Wednesday, October 10, 17, and 24, 4:15 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
In this three session program, tweens will learn about the basics of stop-motion animation and shoot their own videos. In the first session (10/10) we'll watch some examples of stop motion and brainstorm our masterpieces. In the second session (10/17) we will create and film our videos. In the third and final session (10/24) we will have a viewing party and watch our creations! 

Grades 3-5. Registration is required.

 
Merchants of Hudson
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Visit the library during the Merchants of Hudson Trick or Treat! The Children’s Librarians will dress up and pass out sweet treats to costumed youngsters.
No Registration Required.

 

Spooky Magic Show wi
Friday, Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Visit the library on your day off of school and watch Magician Jim Kleefeld perform his Spooky Magic show. This performance is full of funny magic tricks, spooky sights and goofy fun! Jim’s light, bright, colorful program will delight the whole family.  Halloween costumes are encouraged. Fun for all ages (and not too scary!) 

Part of the Marjie Grissom Origlio Children's Programming Series.

Geeky Games
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Calling all Pokémon Trainers, Dungeon Raiders, Magic Gatherers and Board Game Players! Come to the library the last Saturday of each month and get a chance to trade Pokémon cards, take part in a Dungeon & Dragons Campaign or have fun playing a new or favorite table top game. Bring your Pokémon cards, D&D dice or other gaming favorites and enjoy two hours with other geeky gaming enthusiasts.  This free program is for all ages and no registration is required.

Guys With Guitars
Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m.
Comprised of three accomplished and diverse solo musicians, Guys With Guitars will present a show of cleverly crafted solo pieces along with collaborations of original and recognizable cover tunes by such artists as the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkle. All ages are welcome. No registration required.
 
3D Print Club
Thursday, Nov. 1, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children grades 2-5 can come create objects on Tinkercad to be printed on our 3D printer. Prints will take about a week before they can be picked up, no prior knowledge of Tinkercad is necessary. 
Pajama Storytime
Thursday, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

It’s Pajama time at the library! Families are welcome to drop-in on the first Thursday of the month for storytime with their favorite stuffed animals. We’ll enjoy stories, songs and a special snack. Pajamas are encouraged. No registration required.

 

STEAM Storytime - Le
Friday, Nov. 2, 10:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
On Friday, November 2nd at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for Let's Talk Tech! Come for stories, songs, play, and create crafts to take home, as we learn and explore the technology world around us. Registration is required. Please register for one session only.
STEAM Storytime - Le
Friday, Nov. 2, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
On Friday, November 2nd at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for Let's Talk Tech! Come for stories, songs, play, and create crafts to take home, as we learn and explore the technology world around us. Registration is required. Please register for one session only.
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Nov. 3, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Come mine and craft on our multiplayer minecraft server! For grades 2-5.


This is for the 11 a.m. session. Please only register for one session. 
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Come mine and craft on our multiplayer minecraft server! For grades 2-5.


This is for the 2 p.m. session. Please only register for one session. 
Tween Escape the Roo
Sunday, Nov. 4, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Tweens grade 4 and up, are invited bring their cunning friends and work together at our special Tween Escape the Room! 
Teams of four will have 15 minutes to solve the puzzles and unlock all of the boxes. While the teams wait their turn, tweens can snack on some treats and watch the movie Tim Burton's A Nightmare before Christmas.
Registration is required. 

Classical Music For
Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m.
Learn about the characteristics of Baroque music and Baroque performance practice, the development of the trio sonata (a major chamber music genre in the Baroque era), and get an introduction to the harpsichord with members of the Akron Symphony Orchestra. This concert is part of the new Classical Music For Everyone series of free concerts and educational programs designed to engage all ages on the form and history of Classical Music.

This series is sponsored by Peg’s Foundation, The Friends of the Hudson Library and the Perry L. Noe Endowment.

 
Bookworm Buddies Boo
Thursday, Nov. 8, 4:30-5:30pm
or call (330) 653-6658.

Join us for Bookworm Buddies our book club for children K- 2nd grade. Our next meeting is Thursday, November 8, from 4:30 – 5:30. In this monthly parent/child book club you’ll read a book together and then come for a discussion, fun activities and a snack to go with it! For November 8th, we’re reading Like Juice on a Pickle by Julie Sternberg.

 I had a bad August. A very bad August. As bad as pickle juice on a cookie. Eleanor’s beloved babysitter, Bibi, is moving away. Suddenly, the things she used to enjoy aren’t fun anymore everything reminds her of Bibi. To make matters worse, Eleanor has a new babysitter, who just isn’t the same.”

Registration required – register child only and list name of adult attending.
Copies of the book are available at the Children's Desk.

Kindermusik (infants
Friday, Nov. 9, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher: ages 0-2 (with a caregiver) at 9:30 and 10:30, and ages 3-5 (children only) at 11:30.
Registration is required and begins one month prior to the event.
 
Kindermusik (infants
Friday, Nov. 9, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher: ages 0-2 (with a caregiver) at 9:30 and 10:30, and ages 3-5 (children only) at 11:30.
Registration is required and begins one month prior to the event.
 
Kindermusik (3-5 yea
Friday, Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher: ages 0-2 (with a caregiver) at 9:30 and 10:30, and ages 3-5 (children only) at 11:30.
Registration is required and begins one month prior to the event.
 
Tail Waggin’ T
Sunday, Nov. 11, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Sundays: Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, and Dec. 9)
Keep your reading skills sharp while having a furry, fun time! Children of all ages are invited to practice their reading skills while reading to a dog. All dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International. Children are encouraged to participate as often as they would like throughout the Fall!

This program will be held on the second Sunday of the month:
Sunday, September 9, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Sunday, October 14, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 pm
Sunday, November 11, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 pm
Sunday, December 9, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

No registration is required. Please sign up for a time slot at the Children’s desk on the day of the event.
Slime Society
Monday, Nov. 12, 4:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us for a fun slime series on the second Monday of each month. Each month we will be making a different type of slime!  This program is for grades 3rd-5th. Registration is required.
Tech Take-Apart
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
For grades 4-12 -- come and see what makes up the insides of your favorite tech! We'll be taking apart different kinds of electronic devices. Because it's fun to take things apart!
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